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PRS and YouTube deal

September 8, 2009

PRS for Music and YouTube have signed a licensing agreement that covers music contained in videos streamed via the online video platform. As a result, premium music videos will be reinstated to YouTube in the UK.

The deal will be backdated to January 2009, when YouTube's previous licence expired. As a result of the agreement the songwriters, composers and music publisher members that PRS for Music represents will be rewarded when their music is used.

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